Graphic of the Day: Consistent Flows to Medium-Sized Hedge Funds

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By Hedge Fund Insight staff   The global hedge fund industry has attracted US$342.1 billion of net asset flows since January 2013, out of which billion dollar hedge funds accounted for US$206.9 billion of these net capital allocations, while funds with assets under US$500 million collectively recorded net asset inflows of US$49.3 billion over this period. There […] Read more »

Asian Hedge Funds Attract Capital in 2015 That Pays Off Quickly

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By Hedge Fund Insight staff   It has been a long road back, but Asian hedge funds have at last regained their peak assets – last seen pre-Credit Crunch in 2008. Total assets in Asian hedge funds (excluding Japan) were at $159.8bn  at the end of May 2015. The asset growth since the start of […] Read more »

Top Alternative Investment Trends for 2015

By David Frank, CEO & Managing Partner, Stonehaven, LLC   Over Stonehaven’s 14 year history we have witnessed and played a role in many shifting dynamics across the alternative investment industry. We are well-positioned in the marketplace to see trends with a 26 person platform representing over 20 asset managers to the global investment community. […] Read more »

Multi-Strategy Under The Gun As European Hedge Funds Lag

From Hedge Fund Insight staff The latest flow data from Eurekahedge for the hedge fund industry show net outflows from Europe-focused hedge funds. Only two investment strategies could possibly accommodate the scale of monthly redemptions from European funds – fixed income and multi-strategy (Table 1/Figure 2). So it is highly likely that the biggest outflows […] Read more »

Positive Returns And Less Redemptions Stabilize AUM For Funds Of Hedge Funds

By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight The peak of the fund of hedge funds sector was in 2008 (by AUM and numbers of funds) and in aggregate the sector has shrunk ever since (by those two measures). The pace of change has varied but the direction hasn’t. In the first half of last […] Read more »

Trends in Hedge Fund Flows

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Minor outflows in January have been followed by net subscriptions of $11bn in February, according to data from Eurekahedge. This brings total assets managed by the hedge fund industry to a new record high of just over $2 trillion. Long/short equities hedge funds recorded their 15th consecutive month of […] Read more »

Fact Of The Day on European Hedge Fund Assets

By Hedge Fund Insight  staff European hedge funds have shown consistent performance on the back of strong returns from the markets in the last year. YTD in 2013 the median return of Europe’s hedge funds is 6.3% (source: EuroHedge). This type of performance plus resurgent risk appetite among investors this year has resulted in greater […] Read more »

Equity Hedge Dominates Quarterly Flows To Claim Largest Strategy Slot

From Hedge Fund Research Total capital invested in the global hedge fund industry surged to a fifth consecutive quarterly record in 3Q13, driven by the highest inflows in over 2 years and eclipsing another milestone of industry expansion. Hedge fund capital rose to $2.51 trillion in 3Q13, an increase of $94 billion over the prior […] Read more »

Decline in Fee Rates at Ashmore Concerns Sell-Side Analyst

By Jonathan Goslin, analyst at Edison Investment Research Although Ashmore Group recorded 22% growth in net AUM inflows during the year, net management fee revenues increased only 4% due to continued declines in management fees. However, continued investment outperformance across the majority of funds at the specialist Emerging Markets investment manager helped drive a 31% […] Read more »